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Internal Communications Research Update

September 14, 2017
Communications Staff
During the 2017 spring semester, the Oberlin Office of Communications launched an initiative to better understand perceptions and preferences in the campus community related to internal communications. We gained significant insight from the project, and we would like to share a few takeaways.

Twenty-seven Obies Garner Awards

May 24, 2017
Communications Staff
Twenty-seven Oberlin students received scholarships and fellowships during the 2016-2017 academic year in fields ranging from language study to musical performance to STEM research.

Go Forth

May 23, 2017
Communications Staff
Seven hundred graduates took part in commencement exercises during a sunny morning on Monday, May 22. Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation, was the speaker for the college’s 184th...

Forrest Rose Honored with YB Staff Award

May 18, 2017
Hillary Hempstead
Forrest Rose, a staff member of nearly eleven years, is the recipient of the Yeworkwha Belachew (YB) Staff Award. This award is given annually to an Oberlin College staff member who has “gone above and beyond in service to the college.”

Cherry Trees Return to Asia House

May 17, 2017
Communications Staff
On a sunny afternoon, student volunteers from Asia House worked with Grounds Services to plant two Kwanzan cherry trees inside the Asia House courtyard. While the yard once boasted cherry trees,...